Definition of ptisan in English:

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ptisan

Pronunciation: /təˈzan/ Pronunciation: /ˈtizən/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

A nourishing drink, especially barley water.
Example sentences
  • ‘Hold your tongue!’ said the king, between two swallows of his ptisan.
  • There are also many species of other drinks such as tea, ptisan and oolong tea and people drink one or more kinds of these drinks according to their preference.

Origin

Late Middle English: from Latin ptisana, from Greek ptisanē 'peeled barley'. Compare with tisane.

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Syllabification: ptis·an

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